Welcome to Gilmartin Ley

Founded in 1979 by Michael Gilmartin, Gilmartin Ley is a family business of chartered surveyors and commercial estate agents operating from offices in Highgate and Winchmore Hill, North London.

At Gilmartin Ley we combine professional property expertise, business acumen and market knowledge in advising our clients on improving, acquiring, selling and renting industrial, commercial and residential property.

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Brexit and the North London property market

Following the Brexit decision we see no reason to for any immediate change in any of the occupational commercial property markets of North, NE and NW London.
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Affordable housing S106 contributions limited to schemes of more than 10 units

The news today that affordable housing contributions are to be limited to schemes of more than 10 units will provide a fillip for North London's house-builders.
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Will PD rights lead to an office space shortage in suburban London?

PD rights which were introduced in March 2013 permitting the conversion of office space to flats may lead to a supply shortage and increasing rents.
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RICS International Summit Brasil: 2030 - The Future of Real Estate and the Built Environment

Brazil is no longer an emerging real estate market - it has emerged. There are short term problems but good reasons to bank on Brazil in the long term.
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Commercial Property Investment in the UK 2003 - 2012

The average annual investment in UK commercial property for 2003-2007 was 60% higher compared to 2008-2012. This graph shows the sea change.
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Featured Properties

Freehold Trade Counter Investment For Sale - Brentwood Essex

3-7 Orchard Lane, Land on South Side of Coxtie Green Road, Pilgrims Hatch, Brentwood

Size: 6,402 sq.m. /68,911 sq.ft.

1.58 acre site with development potential


Large Freehold Shop and Residential Upper Parts For Sale - London NW5

62-66 Queens Crescent,

Size: 503 sq.m. /5,411 sq.ft.

Significant development potential


Virtual Freehold or Leasehold Retail Premises For Sale / To Let - Hoddesdon EN11

74 - 76 High Street,

Size: 69 sq. m. 747 sq.ft. to 402 sq.m. /4,326 sq.ft.

A3 and A2 planning uses permitted


Recent Deals

Period Style Offices To Let - Cockfosters EN4

Size: 108 sq.m. /1,160 sq.ft.

New all inclusive lease available on flexible terms

Period Style Offices To Let - Cockfosters EN4

Size: 107 sq.m. /1,153 sq.ft.

Assignment of existing 5 year lease, expiring December 2021

Newly refurbished, Open Plan Office To Let - Enfield EN1

Size: 77 sq.m. /828 sq.ft.

New lease available on flexible terms

Warehouse To Let - Enfield - EN3

Size: 219 sq.m. /2,352 sq.ft.

New lease available on flexible terms